BC Interior: Pro News

PGA of BC Elects Three Candidates to Board

Last Updated on Sunday, 07 February 2016 19:48 Sunday, 07 February 2016 19:41

altThank you to all those who participated in the recent election to determine the incoming directors on the PGA of BC Board. This year proved to be another strong turnout at the online voting polls and once again, the race for positions was extremely close. Congratulations to all candidates for putting their names forward and for their strong campaigns.

The following members have been elected by their peers to the PGA of BC Board of Directors:

Alan Palmer (re-elect), Head Professional, Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club
Jeff Palmer (re-elect), Teaching Professional, Olympic View Golf Club
Ashley Zibrik, Class "A" Professional, Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club



GolfBC Championship Coming To Kelowna In 2016

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 February 2016 13:20 Thursday, 04 February 2016 11:23

Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club To Host New Mackenzie Tour Event


(February 4, 2016) – The Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada and GolfBC announced today a new official event for 2016, the GolfBC Championship, which will focus on making a positive charitable impact in the Kelowna area.
The inaugural event will take place June 6-12, 2016 at Gallagher’s Canyon Golf and Country Club in Kelowna. GolfBC, which owns and operates a collection of world-class courses throughout British Columbia and in Hawaii, will be the title sponsor as part of a four-year agreement.



Olympic View To Host Golf Fundraiser For Friend And Teammate Lori Hamstra

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 February 2016 14:22 Tuesday, 02 February 2016 14:06


Olympic View is honoured to be hosting a Golf Fundraiser for our friend and Teammate Lori Hamstra
Registration is required by Thursday February 18th, and can be done quickly by calling the Golf Shop at (250) 474-3673.  
Please view the flyer for the event here.



BC’s David Rose Claims Medalist Honours at PGA Tour Latinoamérica Q-School in Mexico

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 January 2016 23:40 Sunday, 24 January 2016 23:37

David RoseMAZATLAN, Mexico (Herb Fung/Golf Canada) — West Vancouver, B.C., native David Rose shot a final-round 70 to claim medalist honours and earn full status on the PGA Tour Latinoamérica in 2016.

The 26-year-old began the day with a two-stroke lead over American William Kropp. Rose finished at 15-under to claim a one-stroke victory over Mexico’s Gerardo Ruiz.



PGA of BC Recognizes Top 100 Golf Professionals of 2015

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 January 2016 06:53 Wednesday, 06 January 2016 06:46

altWith a new season upon us, the PGA of British Columbia is pleased to recognize Alan Palmer of Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club as the 2015 PGA of BC Professional Development Program (PDP) presented by Sunice Order of Merit Champion. Palmer capped off 2015 with a grand total of 121 points, the highest point total ever achieved in the three years of the program's duration. His grand point total is a result of his widespread involvement in variou tournaments, education, industry engrossment, and volunteerism.

Also crowned the 2015 Professional Development Award recipient at the 2015 PGA of BC Awards Celebration in October, Palmer is an advocate for personal and career growth and development. He continuously supports the Association as the Education & Events Chair on the PGA of BC's Board of Directors, while also encouraging his Shaughnessy team members to be actively involved in the community.



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